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How to Bulk Up That College Resume

Four simple activities that’ll wow college admissions officers.

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How a New Boston Program Is Helping Students with College Loan Debt

How one program is taking a bite out of college loans—one gratis class at a time.

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How to Get Your Undergrad’s Mood in Check

Four ways for parents to smooth the transition to the (semi)autonomous world.

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What Are Those Pricey Degrees Really Worth?

We asked four recent grads about the blood, sweat, and cold hard cash it took to earn their ticket to the real world.

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The Interview: Harvey Mansfield

Warning: This interview may offend you. And Harvey Mansfield, Harvard’s most controversial conservative professor, couldn’t care less.

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For the First Time, Most of Harvard’s Incoming Class Is Non-White

Harvard’s incoming undergraduates are going to constitute the least white freshman class in the university’s history, according to the Boston Globe. The prestigious university will welcome an unprecedented […]

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Princeton Review: UMass Amherst Dining is the Best—Again

UMass Amherst might as well be a five-star restaurant; its food has been ranked first in the country, again. The Princeton Review released its 2018 […]

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Harvard Is Finally the Best, Says Forbes

Finally, Harvard is the best. That’s according to new rankings of top colleges from Forbes that, for the first time ever, places the esteemed institution in Cambridge […]

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What’s the Legal Status of Weed on College Campuses?

What’s the legal status of weed on college campuses?

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Harvard Might Go Nuclear, Ban Membership in Social Groups Altogether

After a drawn-out debate over what to do about Harvard’s pervasive, largely single-gender social groups, a panel has recommended that the university take an extreme step […]

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Harvard’s Fox Club Says No Girls Allowed

The former teens of Harvard’s Fox Club have decided, once again, that no girls are allowed membership in their exclusive society. As the Crimson reported this week, nine […]

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Harvard President Drew Faust Is Stepping Down

Harvard President Drew Faust, who has helmed the historic university since 2007, will be stepping down in June of next year. Faust is the first […]

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Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook Speak at MIT

Apple CEO and 2017 MIT commencement speaker Tim Cook told students on Friday that “technology alone isn’t the solution.” The speech was streamed live, and you can […]

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MIT, Harvard Top Latest QS World University Rankings

London-based QS released its annual world university rankings this week, with two local schools sitting high atop the list. MIT ranked No. 1 overall for […]

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A Class on Game of Thrones at Harvard? Why Not.

Call it a crimson wedding. An academic institution and a pop culture phenomenon are melding together next fall, when Harvard will offer a course on the popular […]